Birth Name: Stefanie Powers
Birth Place: Hollywood, California, USA
Born Stephania Zofia Federkiewicz on Nov. 2, 1942 in Hollywood, CA, she was the daughter of Polish immigrants. Shortly after changing the family surname to Paul, her father divorced her mother Julie while Stephanie and her older brother Jeff were still quite young. Her mother remarried when Stephanie was about eight years old to Jack Robinson, a jovial man who bred race horses at a nearby ranch. As a young girl, Powers displayed a natural gift for dance and performance, talents that she developed further with instruction at the popular dance studio, Kiddies Ballet Company. It was there that Powers met and trained with two other young girls - Natalie Wood and Jill St. John - whose lives would...
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